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American Idol's 'Chikezie Smashed It!'
Chikeze Eze, who previously auditioned for American Idol with no success and barely got into this year's contest has turned the judges' opinions of him from just "interesting" to a star after last night's stunning performance at The Beatles themed Final 12 show.
The Inglewood native and current El Camino College student performed "She's A Woman" last night with raving reviews from the all three judges. "I'm really surprised I actually agree with these two," Simon said. "I thought you were terrific." Randy was so excited, he screamed "Chikeze Smashed It!"
Brooke White, a Los Angeles transplant from Mesa, AZ also impressed judges as well as Carly Smithson, a San Diegan originally from Ireland. Also, keep an eye for David Cook from Missouri who rocked the hell out of "Eleanor Rigby."
Videos of Chikezie and others from last night below. Results from last night's show will be announced on FOX during the program at 9:00 p.m. PST.
Chikezie from Last Night's Top 12 Performance -- "She's A Woman":
Chikezie in February:
Chikezie's Audition Video
Brooke White's Top 12 Performance -- "Let It Be"
Carly Smithson's Top 12 Performance -- "Come Together"
David Cook performs Eleanor Rigby
Headshot image of Chikezie